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Wilderness Survival Skills School

On July 17, 2005, I went to Wilderness Learning Centers week long wilderness survival skills school and had a great time. I met some fun and interesting people and learned and practiced many new outdoor survival skills. We covered all the topics I expected and more including: fire, shelter, water, navigation, survival kits and trapping. It was a very busy week and we seldom stopped learning and applying the survival skills we learned. Not being much of a photographer, I often forgot to take pictures and many of the pictures didnít come out on my disposable camera. Here is what did come out.

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John Gibbons, the chief instructor
John Gibbons, the chief instructor
Marty Simon and me
Marty Simon and me
Bucket full of cedar bark
Bucket full of cedar bark
Birch bark container
Birch bark container
Three tiered water filter
Three tiered water filter
Water transpiration bag
Water transpiration bag
Making a container
Making a container
A solar still
A solar still
A survival shelter
A survival shelter
Building a survival shelter
Building a survival shelter
Reading wild edible plant book
Reading wild edible plant book
Figure 4 deadfall trap
Figure 4 deadfall trap
The fire bow
The fire bow
The whole gang
The whole gang
John, Marty and me
John, Marty and me
Shadow box for finding direction
Shadow box for finding direction

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